Strangles: Today’s front page carries a photo of Wedding Bouquet, a leading fancy for tomorrow’s Heinz 57 Phoenix Stakes. There is also a short news piece with statistics from the Galway Festival.
Valentine Lamb writes about equine health. In America, a case of strangles has been diagnosed at Saratoga to a horse who has already been sold for export to France. By international agreement, horses stabled in a unit where there is a strangles outbreak are put on a 90-day long “hold”.